Research-Based Lessons From Preservice Teachers
Auburn University
Fall 2009

Return to the Reading Genie

I. Emergent Literacy
Lessons for teaching phoneme awareness
Brittany Ballard, Pancakes for Pigs
Taylor Swann, Pop Goes Popcorn P
Jennifer Pride, The Pink Puffing Train
Ashley Buckelew, Z-i-i-i-i-i-i-pping Through /i/
Lindsey Goodwyn, GGGreen GGGorillas
Bria Pete, Ryan the Rottweiler's Raging Growl
Morgan Barrow, Zippy the Zebra Zooms Through the Zoo
Michaela King, Everyone Loves Evan the Elephant
Sarah Dansak, Zipping Zig-Zag Zippers With Zebras
Kiera Averett, Oscar the Octopus Loves Olives
Kerry Adkins, Popping Popcorn With P
Alison Chamberlin, Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!
Haley Dykes, Getting Icky and Sticky With /i/
Rachel Bowman, Slither Like a Snake With S
Julia Drews, Wishy Washy
Alea Kent, Allie the Active Alligator
Andi Stafford, Ziggy Zig-Zagged Through Buzzing Bees!

Lessons for teaching letter recognition
Kayla Vernon, A Dozen Delicious Doughnuts

Lyndsey Ford, Baa, I'm a Sheep

II. Beginning Reading
Lessons for teaching decoding with short vowels
Jennifer Pride, Every Creaky Door Says Ehhh
Brittany Ballard, Uh--I Need an Umbrella!
Taylor Swann, Doctor O
Sarah Dansak, Uhh, Ulsa's Umbrella Is Ugly!
Ashley Buckelew, O-o-o-o-operation
Kayla Vernon, Apples and Alligators
Michaela King, Oscar the Ostrich Loves Olives
Alison Chamberlin, Open Your Mouth and Say Ah!
Rachel Bowman, Knapsack Snap
Julia Drews, Sticky Icky Issues

Lessons for teaching decoding with long vowels and other vowels
Bria Pete, What's Your Name, Mr. Ape?
Morgan Barrow, All Hands on Deck! Aye! Aye! (I! I!)
Kerry Adkins, Oh My! Long O Is All Over the Place!
Alea Kent, Plans or Planes?
Lyndsey Ford, Busy as a Bee

Lessons for teaching decoding with consonant digraphs
Lindsey Goodwyn, Charlie the Chimp
Kiera Averett, Shhh! Says Shelley the Fish
Haley Dykes, Sh, Sh, It's Sheila the Shark!
Andi Stafford, Boogy Woogy Choo-Choo Train!

III. Growing Independence and Fluency
Lessons for teaching faster reading
Lindsey Goodwyn, Fix-It
Jennifer Pride, Itching to Read
Ashley Buckelew, Sailing Into Fluency
Kayla Vernon, Race Into Reading
Brittany Ballard, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Taylor Swann, Zoom Into Fluent Reading
Bria Pete, Flying Into Fluency
Michaela King, Running With the Speed of a Cheetah
Sarah Dansak, The Race to Fluent Reading
Kiera Averett, Hopping Into Fluency!
Kerry Adkins, A Fabulous Fluency Party!
Alison Chamberlin, Get on the Train to Fluency!
Rachel Bowman, Speeding While Reading!
Julia Drews, Racing Into Reading
Alea Kent, Flying With Fluency
Andi Stafford,
Riding the Train of Smooth Reading
Lyndsey Ford, Fast Little Monkeys

Lessons for teaching more expressive reading
Haley Dykes, Book Worms!

Lessons for teaching children to read silently

Morgan Barrow, Quiet as a Mouse!

IV. Reading to Learn
Lessons for teaching summarization
Bria Pete, Summarize This!
Ashley Buckelew, Look Who's Summarizing!
Morgan Barrow, Details, Details, Details!
Michaela King, The Sum of It All
Lindsey Goodwyn, Remember, Remember
Brittany Ballard, Sum It Up!
Kiera Averett, Swimming Into Summarization!
Kerry Adkins, Summing It Up!
Alison Chamberlin, What Did That Say?
Haley Dykes, Three Steps to Summary
Alea Kent, Reading to Remember

Lessons for teaching visualization
Jennifer Pride, Visualizing a Best Friend!
Kayla Vernon, Picture This!
Taylor Swann, Picture This
Sarah Dansak, Ready, Set, Draw!
Rachel Bowman, Do You See What I See?
Julia Drews, What Do You See?
Andi Stafford, Imaginations on the Run!

Lessons for teaching children about story grammar

Lyndsey Ford, Meatballs, Meatballs, Go Away